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Growing Innovation offers new ideas for aspiring food entrepreneurs at Owen Sound Campus April 20

Published on March 30, 2015

Aspiring food entrepreneurs will want to mark their calendar for Food Entrepreneurs: Growing Innovation, a one-day community seminar at the Georgian College Owen Sound campus on Monday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event is being planned by Georgian College in partnership with local municipalities and economic development partners, including Grey County, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Grey County Chefs’ Forum and the Grey Bruce Agriculture and Culinary Association. Continue reading

Growing Innovation offers new ideas for aspiring food entrepreneurs at Owen Sound Campus April 20

Published on March 30, 2015

Tom and Karen Ferri grow and market many varieties of apples from their Clarksburg-area orchard, including Honey Crisp, Mac, Mutsu, Ambrosia, Gala, Cortland and Golden Delicious.
Tom and Karen Ferri grow and market many varieties of apples from their Clarksburg-area orchard, including Honey Crisp, Mac, Mutsu, Ambrosia, Gala, Cortland and Golden Delicious.

Aspiring food entrepreneurs will want to mark their calendar for Food Entrepreneurs: Growing Innovation, a one-day community seminar at the Georgian College Owen Sound campus on Monday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event is being planned by Georgian College in partnership with local municipalities and economic development partners, including Grey County, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Grey County Chefs’ Forum and the Grey Bruce Agriculture and Culinary Association.

Highlights of the day include panel discussions by successful food entrepreneurs. Also featured will be an exhibition of approximately 25 local food producers and processors who will showcase their locally made products, provide samples and be able to share their unique entrepreneurial stories with attendees.

The seminar addresses the growing need for education and training in the area of food entrepreneurship development. Local, sustainable food has increasingly become a priority for consumers. In response, municipalities recognize the benefit of value-added agriculture and product development as a strategic imperative for economic growth. Continue reading

Georigan Varsity Bash April 9

Published on March 27, 2015

Join us for the Georgian Varsity Bash in TLC on Thursday April 9 at 10 p.m. 19+ event.

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Coors Light Party April 8

Published on March 27, 2015

Join us on Wednesday, April 8 for the Coors Light Rocky Mountain Party!

Doors open at 10 p.m. 19+ event.

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Coffee House in TLC on April 7

Published on March 27, 2015

Join us for the Coffee House on Tuesday, April 7. Doors open at 8 p.m. All ages event.

Psychic readings, henna tattoos, live music and board games!

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Dental students organize walk-a-thon for April 6

Published on March 27, 2015

Cartoon picture of a single smiling toothStudents in Georgian’s Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs will raise money for their community partners through their Second Annual Walk for Smiles walk-a-thon.

The five-kilometre walk is in celebration of Oral Health Month and National Dental Hygienists Week (April 5 to 11). The event kicks off at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 6 at the Barrie Campus.
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Police Foundations, Paramedic students face “emergency” in Meaford

Published on March 26, 2015

 

Two injured girls with neck braces sit in a car. It looked like a real-life emergency. Two vehicles – a car and a van, had crashed on the outskirts of Meaford on a drizzly, overcast day.

Smoke was pouring from the van, and two people were still inside the car, injured. Blood ran from the mouth of the passenger.

That’s the scene that confronted Georgian College Georgian Police Foundations students from the Owen Sound Campus and Paramedic students from the Barrie Campus on Wednesday, March 25. Luckily for all involved it was a staged event, part of a hands-on police, fire, and EMS training day at the Meaford Fire Training Centre. Continue reading

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